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Ivylyn Cassar

Ivylyn Cassar

Company Profile

Equity Bank And Trust Bahamas Limited is located in Nassau, Bahamas, the leading private management centre in the Caribbean region and is part of The Equity Group of Companies with bank and trust company affiliates in Switzerland, Panama, Dubai and the British Virgin Islands.

As an independent, boutique bank, trust and other financial services provider, The Equity Group designs custom made products and services to meet specific needs of high net worth individuals, families and institutional clients. The breadth of our multi-jurisdictional group of companies and affiliates provides us with the flexibility to devise and establish entities and relationships not only in The Bahamas but elsewhere if this in the best interest of a client.

The constantly changing global economic environment demands an increasingly complex process for personal wealth management and a service provider that understands the intricacies and challenges that come with that responsibility and mandate. Private banking is the foundation of the Bahamas comprehensive financial services offerings and Equity Bank And Trust Bahamas Limited is at the forefront of independent Bahamian banks with the knowledge, agility and experience to meet the evolving needs of international clients. Since its establishment in 1985, Equity Bank and Trust Bahamas Limited and its affiliates have continued to evolve the broadest range of banking, investment funds, trusts, foundations, corporate products and related services.

The evolution and growth of The Equity Group — during a period of tumultuous change and uncertainty across the international financial services industry — is testament to our fierce and uncompromising client-centric commitment to professionalism and integrity in delivering exceptional services and inspiring confidence and security among our clients around the world. Additionally, our wholly owned Bahamian company status inures us from decision-making from afar allowing us the flexibility to respond quickly to any client situation or opportunity.

Contact Information

Equity Bank And Trust Bahamas Limited
Tel: +1 (242) 676 8188 
Email:[email protected]
Website: equitybahamas.com

Address:
Equity Trust House
Caves Village, West Bay Street
P.O. Box N-10697
Nassau, Bahamas

Personal Profile

 

Ivylyn Cassar CPA TEP ACIArb

 

Ms Cassar is a Fellow Member of Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, a Member of the Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, a  past Director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board, a past Director of the Association of International Banks and Trust Companies in the Bahamas,  a past Director of the Bahamas Association of Securities Dealers, and Series 7 qualified Investment Advisor. She has recently qualified for Associate Membership of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in England. She was appointed Director of the Bahamas Trade Commission by the government of the Bahamas.

 

Ms Cassar started her career at Touche Ross (1985), and later joined the New World Trust Group (1988) to launch a 27 year career in international wealth management and private banking, as a fiduciary specialist in trusts, companies, investment funds. foundations ,insurance products amongst others. She was the former managing director of Leopold Joseph Bahamas Limited (1996)which she headed up from inception in the Bahamas until its acquisition by Butterfield Bank. She is presently a principal and Group Vice Chairman of Equity Group International Limited, and Vice Chairman of  Equity Bank and Trust Bahamas Limited (2004 to present). Equity Bank is regulated by the Central Bank of the Bahamas for its bank and trust services, and the Securities Commission of the Bahamas for its investment fund and broker-dealer services.

 

Ms Cassar attended the College of the Bahamas and Liberty University to study Accounting and graduated with Summa Cum Laude honours with a 4.0 GPA (1985).

Ivylyn Cassar CPA TEP ACIArb

Ms Cassar is a Fellow Member of Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, a Member of the Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, a  past Director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board, a past Director of the Association of International Banks and Trust Companies in the Bahamas,  a past Director of the Bahamas Association of Securities Dealers, and Series 7 qualified Investment Advisor. She has recently qualified for Associate Membership of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in England. She was appointed Director of the Bahamas Trade Commission by the government of the Bahamas.

Ms Cassar started her career at Touche Ross (1985), and later joined the New World Trust Group (1988) to launch a 27 year career in international wealth management and private banking, as a fiduciary specialist in trusts, companies, investment funds. foundations ,insurance products amongst others. She was the former managing director of Leopold Joseph Bahamas Limited (1996)which she headed up from inception in the Bahamas until its acquisition by Butterfield Bank. She is presently a principal and Group Vice Chairman of Equity Group International Limited, and Vice Chairman of  Equity Bank and Trust Bahamas Limited (2004 to present). Equity Bank is regulated by the Central Bank of the Bahamas for its bank and trust services, and the Securities Commission of the Bahamas for its investment fund and broker-dealer services.

Ms Cassar attended the College of the Bahamas and Liberty University to study Accounting and graduated with Summa Cum Laude honours with a 4.0 GPA (1985).

 

 

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